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Ask Your Doctor: CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Ask Your Doctor: CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

🕔13:57, 6.Mar 2017

    The increasing number of individuals living in Anguillla, developing hypertension and diabetes, has led to more individual ending up with chronic kidney disease also called chronic kidney failure. There is no cure for chronic kidney disease, but various

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Ask Your Doctor: MENORRHAGIA (HEAVY PERIODS)

Ask Your Doctor: MENORRHAGIA (HEAVY PERIODS) Updated

🕔11:17, 27.Feb 2017

      Many women experience heavy periods resulting in physical and emotional problems which can disrupt everyday life. Menorrhagia is a common cause for women seeing their gynaecologist and, fortunately, there are many effective treatments for menorrhagia. What is

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Ask Your Doctor: TAKING CARE OF YOUR HEART

Ask Your Doctor: TAKING CARE OF YOUR HEART

🕔10:39, 20.Feb 2017

      During the past few days many of us were doing activities related to Valentine’s Day. This is also a good time to start taking steps to take care of your heart if you have not done so

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Ask Your Doctor:  PREGNANCY AND HEART DIESEASE

Ask Your Doctor: PREGNANCY AND HEART DIESEASE

🕔09:34, 13.Feb 2017

      The month of February is used by some countries to bring greater awareness to diseases of the heart and to promote healthy heart lifestyles. There is growing evidence that more women with heart diseases are getting pregnant

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Ask Your Doctor:  CANCER PREVENTION

Ask Your Doctor: CANCER PREVENTION Updated

🕔11:42, 6.Feb 2017

    Anguilla and many other countries would be having activities on February 4 for World Cancer Day. This is a good time for us here in Anguilla to act to reduce the impact of cancer on the island. What

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Ask Your Doctor:  PEANUT ALLERGY

Ask Your Doctor: PEANUT ALLERGY

🕔09:59, 24.Jan 2017

      The number of individuals with peanut allergy appears to be rapidly increasing in Anguilla and many other countries. For some people, with peanut allergy, even tiny amounts of peanuts can cause a serious reaction – and some

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Ask Your Doctor:  CANCER OF THE CERVIX

Ask Your Doctor: CANCER OF THE CERVIX

🕔13:23, 16.Jan 2017

      Cancer of the cervix (womb) is one of the leading cancers affecting women in Anguilla. Almost all of us know of a mother, grandmother, aunt or sister who is affected by this cancer. Recent medical advances, screening

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Ask Your Doctor:  DO YOU HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS?

Ask Your Doctor: DO YOU HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS?

🕔12:02, 9.Jan 2017

      Diabetes mellitus is a very common disorder in Anguilla and, unfortunately, many individuals do not know that they have this condition. Early diagnosis and proper management of this condition can prevent many of the complications that affect

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Ask Your Doctor:CHRISTMAS AND DEPRESSION

Ask Your Doctor:CHRISTMAS AND DEPRESSION Updated

🕔10:46, 26.Dec 2016

      In Anguilla and many other countries, Christmas is a time for happiness, sharing of joy and peace and to be grateful to family, friends and colleagues. For some individuals, however, Christmas is a lonely and sad period.

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Ask Your Doctor: DRINKING AND DRIVING DURING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON

Ask Your Doctor: DRINKING AND DRIVING DURING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON Updated

🕔11:03, 19.Dec 2016

      As the Christmas season approaches, many of us look forward to spending time with family and friends, and this usually involves parties, good food and laughter. Unfortunately, this period is also marked with several individuals driving under

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